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Ortho Express

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!  (Specific Holiday hours are noted below) .  OrthoIllinois’ Ortho Express is the only local injury walk-in facility that specializes in bones and joints to treat new acute orthopedic, and work-related injuries.  Walk in during business hours or enter “Rockford” in the box above and click “Find” to view available time slots to reserve a specific appointment to be seen!

Call us if you have any questions.

Ortho Express in Rockford is a Fast Track services location.



Remember to bring your insurance card!

Current insurance card or pre-payment of services required for walk-in service.  OrthoExpress does not accept self-pay patients.

We’re here to help when you get injured.

A friendly, walk-in clinic for strains, sprains, fractures, cuts and scrapes, Ortho Express provides care under the medical direction of a physician with over 20 years experience as an emergency room provider, and who is backed by the expertise of highly-skilled sub-specialty orthopedic surgeons.

Hours, Locations & Holiday Schedule:

View our hours and locations here.  (Holiday closures listed below.)

We care about your time and finances.  Here’s how:

Fast, convenient care from specialists with the services you need on site, including radiology, MRI, splinting and casting, as well as therapy. Appointments for acute follow-up can be scheduled on the spot with a specialist.

Less expensive, offering more economical access to specialized medical care at the cost of an office visit vs. the expense of an emergency room visit.

Self-pay patients and IDPA* are not accepted for Ortho Express walk-in services. Ortho Express walk-in services are not available to IDPA patients** or patients in collection for outstanding OrthoIllinois account balances.  Click here for a listing of private insurance plans accepted for Ortho Express services.

2018 Holiday Schedule

New Year’s Day Closed
Memorial Day Closed
Independence Day Closed
Labor Day Closed
Thanksgiving Day Closed
Friday after Thanksgiving Closed
Nov. 30 – Early Closing for Corporate Event Close at 5 pm
Christmas Eve Close at Noon
Christmas Day Closed
New Year’s Day Closed

boy-on-crutchesWalk-in care for:

  • Simple lacerations
  • Back and neck pain
  • Fractures
  • Muscular pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Work injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Strains and sprains
  • Other musculoskeletal injuries

Walk-ins not accepted for:

  • Chronic conditions
  • Chronic pain
  • Second Opinions
  • Illness(injuries only)
  • Missed appointment patients
  • Narcotic refills



Call us if you have any questions.

*Please consult your insurance carrier to understand your in/out-of-network and co-pay responsibilities
**IDPA patients may request a referral to OrthoIllinois OrthoIllinois, from their primary care physician.

Insurance Plan Information for Ortho Express

Accepted Insurance at Ortho Express

  • Aetna PPO, POS
  • Alliance
  • BCBS PPO, Open Access, POS
  • BCBS HMO – Site #098 only
  • Cigna Open Access PPO Plans
  • Corvel Workers Compensation
  • Coventry, PPO, POS, Select or Carelink
  • ECOH
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance Medical Plan
  • HFN
  • Humana/ChoiceCare: Commercial PPO, POS
  • PHCS/Multiplan (PHCS must be primary network)
  • Quartz ASO (SwedishAmerican Health System employees/dependents only)
  • United Healthcare, PPO, POS
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage – PPO, AARP Medicare Complete
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Replacement Plans PPO, POS, Open Access(OA)

We do not accept the following insurances at Ortho Express

  • Self pay
  • Aetna Better Health
  • IlliniCare Health Plan
  • Illinois Public Aid
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • Any HMO insurance plans that require a referral authorization from the PCP unless the authorization is brought to the appointment
  • BCBS PPO Choice (BCS is in right hand corner of card)
  • All BCBS HMO plans except for Site 098 (physicians care network)
  • Coventry Total Care
  • Coventry One Carelink
  • Wisconsin Public Aid (BadgerCare)
  • Advocate Accountable Health
  • Harmony Health Plans
  • BCBS Community Family Health
  • United Healthcare Navigate
  • Aetna MedicareAdvantage
  • Veterans Association
  • Tricare Prime
  • UMR Health Smart Preferred
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